Say No More
By Jack Hitt, The New York Times, 29/Feb/2004. "Languages die the way many people do — at home, in silence, attended by loved ones straining to make idle conversation. […] Chile started a modest program, not long after the ugly debates surrounding Christopher Columbus in 1992, to save Kawesqar (Ka-WES-kar) and Yaghan, the last two native languages of southern Chile. But how does one salvage an ailing language when the economic advantages of, say, Spanish are all around you? And is it possible to step inside a dying language to learn whether it can be saved and, more rudely, whether it should be?" Entre os entrevistados, o lingüista Óscar Aguilera

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